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Course Restrictions & Division Dean Approval

Students in grades K-10 need to obtain Division Dean Approval to dual enroll in El Camino College classes. Some academic divisions limit dual enrollment only to students who have completed the 10th grade (see Course Restrictions).

NOTE: Students are considered to be in 11th grade when enrolling for the summer following 10th grade.

Division Dean Approval

To request Division Dean Approval, students in grades K-10 need to email the appropriate El Camino College dean or director. Requests must include:

  • Completed Dual Enrollment Application form
  • Copy of High School (or Middle School) Transcripts

Use this list to find the name and email address of the approver for each course subject (i.e. Mathematics or Chemistry):

List of Approvers for K-10 Dual Enrollment

K-10 students must obtain Division Dean Approval for each course listed on their Dual Enrollment Application. Division Dean Approval does not guarantee a seat in a class. Students must still meet any course prerequisites and complete the registration process.

Course Restrictions

By Academic Division and Grade Level

Academic Division Restrictions for Grades K-10 Restrictions for Grades 11-12

Behavioral & Social Sciences

(310) 660-3735

behsocsci@elcamino.edu

The Behavioral & Social Sciences Division limits Dual Enrollment only to students who have completed the 10th grade.

Ethnic Studies and Human Development 101 and 105 courses are now available to 10th grade students who obtain Division Dean Approval.

NOTE: Students are considered to be in 11th grade when enrolling for the summer following 10th grade.

Division Dean Approval is not required for 11th and 12th grade students except for Physical Education activity courses and Contemporary Health courses.

The Health Sciences and Athletics Division does not permit Dual Enrollment in Physical Education activity courses offered during the summer or winter terms, or in any Boxing, Self-Defense, or Martial Arts courses.

The Fine Arts Division does not permit Dual Enrollment in any Life Drawing course.

K-12 students are also responsible for clearing any prerequisites prior to registration.

Business

(310) 660-3770

businesseducation@elcamino.edu

The Business Division limits Dual Enrollment only to students who have completed the 10th grade.

Fine Arts

(310) 660-3715

finearts@elcamino.edu

The Fine Arts Division limits Dual Enrollment only to students who have completed the 10th grade.

Health Sciences & Athletics

(310) 660-3545

healthsciences@elcamino.edu

The Health Sciences and Athletics Division does not permit Dual Enrollment in Physical Education activity courses offered during the summer or winter terms, or in any Boxing, Self-Defense, or Martial Arts courses.

All other Division Dean Approval is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact the division regarding specific course requirements.

Humanities

(310) 660-3316

humanities@elcamino.edu

Division Dean Approval is for foreign language courses only and is determined on a case-by-case basis.

For more information, refer to Humanities Division Dual Enrollment Procedures.

Industry & Technology

(310) 660-3600

indtech@elcamino.edu

Division Dean Approval is determined on a case-by-case basis. Contact the division regarding specific course requirements.

Mathematical Sciences

(310) 660-3200

math@elcamino.edu

Division Dean Approval is determined on a case-by-case basis.

For more information, refer to Procedures for pre-college students enrolling in Mathematical Sciences courses.

Natural Sciences

(310) 660-3343

natsci@elcamino.edu

Division Dean Approval is determined on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the division regarding specific course requirements.